Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500 smartphone gets an all new update which is no less than the Value Pack of Gingerbread 2.3.6 for the same and its now available officially for India. Since this is the Global release, anyone with their Ace Plus can apply this update, the only condition is that you need to ensure that the phone is not a network locked device. This update comes with host of improvements which we will be checking out in the due course of this article.
Over a period of this article, we will be checking out on what are the pre requisites need to be followed and then a detailed guide to help you apply this update. This update is of Gingerbread 2.3.6 version and is dubbed as DDLD1. Just in case if you are on any of the beta firmwares, then you need to apply this update manually via the mentioned procedure in this article as KIES won’t detect devices in the beta firmwares.
Disclaimer: Neither we, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.
Rooting Information: Please note that, applying this update will not root the device in any manner and also the warranty won’t get void after applying this update. We will come up with the rooting article just in case if you wish to root your device. Additionally, just in case if your phone is already rooted then the rooting access will be revoked.
Essential pre Requisites:
- All the data in your Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500 should be backed up. With the help of below mentioned tips, you can easily backup all the data. Just in case if you are on the stock factory firmware, you can also backup the data using the KIES PC Suite.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Minimum charge left in the device should be at least 60% so as to ensure that device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
- Enable the USB Debugging in your Galaxy Ace Plus S7500 from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked.
- Disable all the antivirus suites in your computer and uninstall the same in your device as these tools generally tend to interrupt the process of firmware update.
Assuming that you have followed all the instructions mentioned above, it’s time to proceed to next page where we have mentioned a detailed tutorial on how to update your Galaxy Ace Plus S7500 with DDLD1.